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carte-de-visite / photographic print / album

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Oc,A3.164

  • Description

    Photograph (black and white) from an album; carte de visite; portrait of two Chinese men, Chang Woo Gow and Chung Mow, standing in front of a neutral backdrop; they both wear hats, silk robes and cloth boots; they both hold fans; Chung Mow stands on a chair; London.
    Albumen print

  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 1865
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 9.6 centimetres (image)
    • Width: 6 centimetres (image)
    • Height: 10.1 centimetres (mount)
    • Width: 6.3 centimetres (mount)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        front of mount
      • Inscription Content

        STEREOSCOPIC COy Copyright
      • Inscription Comment

        Black ink, printed.
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        back of mount
      • Inscription Content

        Photographers to h. R. h. The Prince of Wales.
        THE LONDON STEREOSCOPIC AND PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY
        110 REGENT St.
        AND AT 54 CHEAPSIDE.
        SOLE PHOTOGRAPHERS TO THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION 1862
      • Inscription Comment

        Black ink, printed.
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        back of mount
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Content

        [Chinese Script]
      • Inscription Comment

        Blue ink, stamped
  • Curator's comments

    From an album of 176 photographs in carte-de-visite format, by various photographers, including Lindt, Damman, Pulman and others, depicting depicting peoples of the Pacific, as well as Africa, Asia and South America..

    Production and Association: This photograph is mentioned in an article in the newspaper The Morning Advertiser, London, Friday, 15 September 1865, p. 3d. In that article both men are identified and the circumstances of taking the photo are explained.

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  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Oc,A3.164

Photograph (black and white); carte de visite; portrait of two Chinese men, Chang Woo Gow and Chung Mow, standing in front of a neutral backdrop; they both wear hats, silk robes and cloth boots; they both hold fans; Chung Mow stands on a chair; London.
Albumen print

Photograph (black and white); carte de visite; portrait of two Chinese men, Chang Woo Gow and Chung Mow, standing in front of a neutral backdrop; they both wear hats, silk robes and cloth boots; they both hold fans; Chung Mow stands on a chair; London. Albumen print

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